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RE: Paper Negatives and Alt Process

Very interesting web site, Andrea! Thanks for sharing. I haven't read all
the articles yet but just quickly browsed through some of them. It looks
like you very much enjoy the testing process too.

And signal-to-noise ratio! You must be an engineer, correct? (I am one).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Zalme [mailto:azalme@interbaun.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2007 2:41 PM
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Subject: Paper Negatives and Alt Process
> Dear List,
> It has been a very long time since I last posted to the list, 
> but the recent discussions concerning the use of paper 
> negatives have prompted me to say Hi again. I am a carbon 
> printer and have been using paper negatives in my own work 
> for quite some time now. Examples of this work can been seen 
> on my website http://www.andreazalme.com/
> Although not labeled as such, most of the images in the 
> Gallery section and all of the test examples I have posted in 
> the Articles section have been produced with paper negatives. 
> These have been made with the Epson 3000, 5000, and 5500 
> printers, using a variety of papers and pigments that I have 
> been working with.
> Based on my own experience, I have found paper negatives to 
> be a very economical alternative to the more expensive 
> substrates that are available on the market. This is 
> especially true when one is climbing the rather steep 
> learning curves that are part and parcel of some of the alt processes.
> Cheers,
> Andrea